08 May '11, 1pm

GE: Sitoh Yih Pin confident of winning other Potong Pasir residents over

GE: Sitoh Yih Pin confident of winning other Potong Pasir residents over

SINGAPORE : Sitoh Yih Pin, the MP-elect for Potong Pasir, was up and about early on Sunday morning, thanking residents for their support. Mr Sitoh beat his opponent, Lina Chiam from the Singapore People's Party (SPP), by a narrow margin of just 114 votes. Mrs Chiam is the wife of Chiam See Tong, who had been MP for Potong Pasir for 27 years. This is the third time that Mr Sitoh, who is from the People's Action Party, has contested in Potong Pasir. Although some residents were disappointed about SPP's loss, they still had high hopes for Mr Sitoh. And Mr Sitoh is confident he can win over the 49 per cent who did not vote for him - by fulfilling his promises and carrying out the five-year plan he laid out before the General Election. He said: "Their emotional attachment to Mr Chiam is only natural. Moving forward, I think we have to better understand the hearts and minds of o...

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